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Weakened Andrea breaks Northeast rainfall records

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Waves crash against the pier Friday as Tropical Storm Andrea moves in on Wrightsville Beach in Wilmington, N.C.

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Andrea dumped 6.64 inches of rain on Gales Ferry, Conn. The 4.16 inches that fell on New York City's Central Park was more than double the previous record for the date, set in 1918. The 3.5 inches of rain that fell at Philadelphia International Airport doubled the 1.79 inches that fell in 1904. Newark, N.J., saw 3.71 inches, breaking the previous mark of 1.11 inches set in 1931.
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